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Philadelphia Flyers' Ray Emery reaches for the puck during the third period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Rangers won 4-1. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Philadelphia Flyers' Ray Emery reaches for the puck during the third period in Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Rangers won 4-1. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.